STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES DIVISION
UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES LOS BANOS ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY (UPLB ASTROSOC)Cultural Organization
UPLB AstroSoc is dedicated primarily to the study and promotion of astronomy, and oriented towards the concerns and aspirations of individuals interested in the field.
In the News
In the News (Recent Activities)
- Astroskwela 2014
February 28 (Fri), 2014, 8pm-7am @ Outside: Christian School Inc.
Lecture (Community Service) for Community
Purpose: To disseminate astronomical knowledge to the society particularly to students
- February SkyWatch 2014
February 11 (Tue) - 15 (Sat), 2014, 7pm-10pm @ UPLB Freedom Park
Public Skygazing (Cultural Development) for Community
Purpose: To kindle the awareness and interest of the public towards sidewalk and practical astronomy.
- Geminids Meteor Shower Observation
December 13 (Fri) - 14 (Sat), 2013, 9:30pm-4am @ Freedom Park
Night Observation (Organizational Development) for UPLB students
Purpose: To promote and disseminate astronomical knowledge.
- Astroskwela 2014
UPLB ASTROSOC is currently headed by KASSANDRA MAE M. AGUILA (CAS). The advisers of the organization are MR. JASON R. ALBIA (CAS) and MR. RALPH LAUREN M. ALOMIA (CAS).
The organization has 37 members to date. Most of its members are from the College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Agriculture. Membership is not exclusive to any college because all non-freshman UPLB students may apply to join the organization.
About UPLB ASTROSOC
The UPLB AstroSoc aims to promote and broaden awareness, interest, knowledge and understanding of Astronomy among students and the general public as well as develop and nurture the skills of its constituents in astronomy.
UPLB AstroSoc is envisioned as:(1) One of the breeding grounds of passionate astronomers in the Philippines;(2) Contributors to the general body of knowledge in astronomy; and(3) One of the leading astronomical organizations in terms of information dissemination of astronomical knowledge.
The UPLB AstroSoc aims to:(1) Unite individuals who possess passion in astronomy;(2) Foster brotherhood and camaraderie among its members;(3) Cultivate and sharpen the technical expertise and observational skills in astronomy among its members;(4) Ignite awareness and interest of the community in Astronomy; and(5) Sustain the interest by promoting and disseminating astronomical knowledge.